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Napoleon takes Capri from Villa del Re

In October of 1808, the forces of Napoleon Bonaparte were successful in defeating the British garrison on the island of Capri and thus securing the trade routes around Naples for the Emperor. The military operation was supervised from the terrace … Continue reading

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Borgo Casciano in the Heart of Chianti

We recently stayed at Borgo Casciano, a brand new renovation of a cluster of farmhouses in the heart of the Chianti region of Tuscany. It’s located between the towns of Mercatale and San Casciano in the luscious Val di Pesa. … Continue reading

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